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Standards up for review in 2023

Chemical Properties

T 625 cm-14

Analysis of soda and sulfate black liquor


Fiberboard Shipping Containers

T 824 cm-14

Fluted edge crush of corrugating medium (flexible beam method)


T 812 om-19

Ply separation of solid and corrugated fiberboard (wet)


Optical Properties

T 527 om-19

Color of paper and paperboard (d/0, C/2)


Process and Product Quality General

T 1200 sp-19

Interlaboratory evaluation of test methods to determine TAPPI repeatability and reproducibility


T 1211 sp-19

Self-certification practice for organizations providing reference materials for TAPPI Standards


Physical Properties

T 410 om-19

Grammage of paper and paperboard (weight per unit area)


T 496 sp-19

Specimen preparation for cross directional internal tearing resistance for paper, paperboard and related materials


T 453 sp-19

Effect of dry heat on properties of paper and board 10/02/2023

T 458 cm-14

Surface wettability of paper (angle of contact method) 12/02/2023


T 545 om-19

Cross-machine grammage profile measurement (gravimetric method)


Pulp Properties

T 230 om-19

Viscosity of pulp (capillary viscometer method)


T 282 om-19

Hexeneuronic acid content of chemical pulp


T 240 om-19

Consistency (concentration) of pulp suspensions